Discerning the Holy Spirit in the World of Religious Pluralism(s), Secularism(s), and Sciences(s): A Multilayered Constructive Christian Vision of Pneumatology for the Third Millennium

Dr. Veli-Matti Kärkkäinen speaking at the 2019 Holy Spirit Lecture    Wide shot of the Charles J. Dougherty Ballroom during the 2019 Holy Spirit Lecture

Wednesday, October 9th, 2019
4:00 p.m.
Charles J. Dougherty Ballroom
Power Center, Duquesne University


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Guest lecturer

Dr. Veli-Matti Kärkkäinen
Professor of Systematic Theology
Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, California


Dr. Christine M. Helmer
Professor of German and Religious Studies
Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.


Thursday, October 10th, 2019
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
613 Duquesne Union
Presentations by international scholars and panel discussion

Lecture & Colloquium brochure

The Annual Holy Spirit Lecture and Colloquium is an expression of Duquesne's mission and charism as a University founded by the Congregation of the Holy Spirit and dedicated to the Holy Spirit.

This ongoing series of lectures and colloquia encourages the exploration of ideas pertaining to the theology of the Holy Spirit within an ecumenical context and in dialogue with contemporary issues. Lectures are published and mailed out gratis, while also being available on this website.